There are opportunities for UK companies to supply products and services to the international science facilities of which the UK is a member. These include:
the European Southern Observatory (ESO)
the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
the European Spallation Source (ESS)
the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR)
Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO).
Contract opportunities exist in a wide range of sectors and across all technology levels; from civil engineering through to precision mechanical engineered parts. The STFC business opportunities team provides free assistance to help UK companies hear about and win contracts at these facilities.
Our business opportunities service provides free support to UK companies working across a diverse range of sectors. From office supplies to instrumentation, we help businesses access contracts from the large international science facilities that STFC funds on behalf of the UK.
The business opportunities service provides:
advanced notice of upcoming tenders from international science facilities
support and advice on the tenders processes for our international facilities
targeted events to link you with facility procurement specialists.